Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
obama is now 14 and they started the day by attending services at st. john's church. and singer beyonce sang the national anthem following his speech. she sang the song at last four years ago at the inaugural ball. and those inaugurals are just getting underway and the inaugural committee is only toasting two just from hours ago and families. >>> our ken pritchett is also in the nation's capital and he will have live reports coming up on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 and at 6:00. back in the bay area repair work begins to repair the damaged tanker. they will begin the work tomorrow. the tanker hit the bay bridge earlier this month in early fog. it is said to take 4.5 months to complete and cost $4 million. >>> two gun buy back programs, but this time without the buying part, we will find out why cash is not being handed out today, tara? >> reporter: this is certainly not as big as the turnout they had with the buy back but there is a big barrel where folks are pulling up in their cars and the only difference is there is no cash to give people in exchange for their weapons. >> there you go
Jan 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
in oakland. 18-year-old de on they powell is charged with two countsover murder and 20-year-old antonio edwards is charged with driving the get away car. >>> president obama is warning congress that time is running short to raise the nation's debt ceiling and that failing to act would be irresponsible. he made the comments this morning during the last press conference of his first term. the president said he wants to make it clear that raising the debt ceiling will not raise -- he warned that if congressional republicans fail to approve legislation to pay america's bills on time, everything from social security checks to veterans benefits could be delayed. >> last time they flirted with this delay our aaa credit rating was downgraded. our business have created the fewest jobs of any month in the past three years. and ironically the whole fiasco actually haded to the deaf -- actually added to the deficit. >> reporter: president obama is reviewing a list of proposals from joe biden about how to reduce gun violence. the two met earlier today to go over the vice president's recommen
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
first time it fell below 10% in four years. >>> first lady michelle obama celebrated her 49th birthday with dinner out and new hair do. this is complete with bangs, this is object her twitter account. she and president obama celebrated her birthday at an italian restaurant in georgetown. 49ers are leaving for atlanta for the nfc championship game. fans are pumped for the game. they sent us photos including this one. it shows a pint-sized fan ready to go in his gear. they are from oakland and they are all decked out in 49er jerseys ready for sunday's game. sherry sent us this for the 49er fan and a 49er onesie. >>> today at five, we are less than 48 hours from the surf contest. see how they are getting ready along the coast so they don't have what happened in 2010. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu, channel 2 news. be sure to join us again at five. we are always here for you and mobile ttvu.com -- ktvu.com.